Hinesville's Hokey Jackson, who lived in Athens and who Georgia Trend magazine dubbed one of the states sports legends in 2011, has apparently died.
The first-ever Ludafest, held Saturday at the Wildlife Festival site in Long County, combined elements from a rural craft festival with a hint of Woodstock for an event that drew a diverse multicounty crowd.
Twenty-six middle-school girls recently completed a week of leadership training as a part of the Emerging Young Leaders Initiative. The training is a part of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's signature initiative, which focuses on aspects such as leadership development, educational enrichment, civic engagement and character building. This training was sponsored locally by the Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Four Liberty County youths displayed their equestrian prowess at the 2014 Georgia 4-H State Horse Show June 11-14 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry.
Anna Phillips likes to share her love for Georgia's natural beauty and historic places with the photographs she takes whenever she travels around the state.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners invites the public to attend the dedication of the John D. McIver Auditorium at the Liberty County East End Community Complex in Midway, at 5 p.m. Friday. This is in recognition for the commitment of McIver to the citizens of Liberty County in his service as mayor of Riceboro and as chairman of the Liberty County Commission.
It's hot outside.
When the plane carrying Pvt. James Green, a Georgia native, crashed in Alaska on Nov. 22, 1952, there were only 48 stars on the American flag, and Alaska still was a United States territory that had not yet been considered for statehood.
Pretty much every Liberty County native and most newcomers have passed by Anderson's Feed and Seed in Walthourville, and most probably have stopped a time or two to shop there. The store is different now than it was in years past, but it is still a busy place. This is a tribute to the lady who started the original business in 1958.
In a perfect world, I would be unemployed.
The 2014 Army Soldier Show, a live Broadway-style revue, is coming to Newman Fitness Center at Stewart on Saturday and to Tominac Fitness Center at Hunter next Monday. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. They are free and open to the public.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire discussed several big ideas during its Thursday meeting.
Shari Sheppard, a student at Lewis Frasier Middle School, was the winner of the city of Hinesville's "If I Were Mayor …" essay contest.
Three local students will get the chance Saturday to prove their talents in front of representatives from agencies from Atlanta, Los Angeles and New York City in hopes of becoming the next big star.
Popcorn is one of those extra expenses that go with movie-going. How's a fellah gonna watch Captain America save the nation without a large tub of salty, buttery popcorn to get him through all those action scenes?
RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.
Smiley Elementary School in Long County held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration last Friday, and the event drew more than 1,000 students.
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Glenn Webster, a former 3rd Infantry Division commander, recently donated $10,000 to Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, center, and George Holtzman, chairman of HMAC's Veterans Memorial Walk committee. Holtzman said he expects to receive several sizable donations in the coming weeks to help pay for the memorial to be built at Bryant Commons.
Liberty County band 3rd Class Citizens opened for the LACs at LACtober Fest last month at the Big Nasty ATV Park in Bloomingdale. The band, which now has a cellphone app available at www.reverbnation.com/3rdclasscitizens/app, also is in the running to open for Thomas Rhett and Dierks Bentley. Fans and supporters can find the Wainwright Family Foundation's page on Facebook and vote for 3rd Class Citizens to play at the concert. For more information, go to www.3rdclasscitizens.com or find the band on Facebook.